Aug 19

Bird Photography Using Advanced Techniques

By Canon Collective
$103.91 incl. Fee & GST
Send your photography skills soaring and let your creativity run wild at this advanced bird and wildlife photography experience. About this event

Join Canon Collective Ambassador Greg Sullavan for an in-depth, practical workshop designed to advance your nature photography skills. With access to a range of world-famous Canon telephoto lenses, this small group workshop is perfect for photographers looking to extend beyond the basics of bird and wildlife photography.

Based at Oxley Creek Common, you will learn the advanced photographic techniques required to capture impressive imagery, followed by a nature walk to apply your learning in the field.

Topics covered

 • Exposure, focus & metering for nature photography

 • Canon telephoto lenses & extenders

 • Integrating Speedlite flash with nature photography

What to bring

 • Recommended Canon body: EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark IV, EOS R or EOS 1D X Mark II and Canon 600EX series Speedlight

 • Monopole

 • SD/CF card

Undercover area seating at the end of the car park

Skill level

 • This is an intermediate to advanced level workshop, perfect for photographers who have attended our Bird Photography for Beginners workshop or have an equivalent level of knowledge.

Important information

 • [Limited Canon EOS R and EOS 5DMIV camera body, plus EF100-400 F3.5-5.6 L and selected Telephoto lenses will be available for use during the workshop

 • There is an easy hike on some uneven ground, approximately 2km.

 • Free parking available onsite

 • Dress for hiking and consider bringing your own water bottle, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.

COVID-safe event conditions:

Please note that by booking this workshop you agree to the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of all participants and of our team. This includes:

 • Adhering to a maximum number of persons (inclusive of your Collective Ambassador) as per government advice

 • Maintaining 1.5m social distancing at all times and indoor distancing as advised by each state government – applicable between Ambassadors and all guests

 • Learning outcomes will be provided by verbal explanation. Canon Collective Ambassadors will be unable to handle your cameras or review results on the LCD screen.

 • Access to hand sanitiser during the event

 • Wiping down / sanitisation of all shared gear

Who should not attend?

 • Anyone feeling unwell or awaiting COVID-19 test results

 • Anyone who has travelled overseas within the last 14 days

 • Anyone who has been in contact with any known positive COVID-19 person within the last 14 days

 • Anyone at “greater risk of serious infection” as described by the Australian Government as follows:

   - people aged 70 years and over

   - people aged 65 years and over with chronic medical conditions

   - people with a compromised immune system

   - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 50 years and older with one or more chronic medical conditions

By booking an event, you agree to cooperate with all requirements and confirm you do not fall within one of the above listed categories. If your situation changes between booking your event and the day of the event, please do not attend and reschedule your place by contacting us.

Above: Image by Canon Collective Ambassador Greg Sullavan, Reef Egrets, Heron Island

Main: Image by Canon Collective Ambassador Greg Sullavan, Eastern Spinebill, Lamington National Park

Above: Image by Canon Collective Ambassador Greg Sullavan, Rufous Whistler, Oaxley Creek Common

Please consider the following requirements prior to booking this workshop, in consideration of the host and other participants:

 • Please arrive 15 mins before for start time. The workshop will begin at the designated time and late arrivals may not be admitted.

 • If you are more than 15 minutes early, please make yourself comfortable and wait for the host to greet guests together at the same time.

 • Please choose carefully. Except where otherwise indicated, we do not offer refunds unless an event has to be cancelled, rescheduled to a date you cannot attend, or where required under Australian Consumer Law. View the Terms of Registration.

 • Please take careful note of event details at time of booking. If you have any further question’s, contact us at, however please note that due to the nature of our work we may be unable to respond to all request in a timely manner.

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Date And Time
Wed, 19 Aug 2020 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Time Zone
(GMT+1000) Australia (Brisbane) Time

Oxley Creek Common - Sherwood Road, Rocklea, QLD 4106 View Map
Maximum Event Size 4 People

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Bird Photography Using Advanced Techniques at Oxley Creek Common Sherwood Road, Rocklea, QLD 4106